Arne Hendriks, born in The Netherlands, in 1971. MA in Art History from the University of Amsterdam. Artist / exhibition maker.
Artist-in-Residence (1 February 2016 – 30 June 2016)
The Incredible Shrinking Man
What are the implications of downsizing the human species to better fit the earth?
The Incredible Shrinking Man is a speculative design research about the consequences of downsizing the human species to 50 centimeters. It has been a long established trend for people to grow taller. As a direct result we need more energy, more food and more space. But what if we decided to turn this trend around? What if we use our knowledge to shrink mankind?